CVE-2006-4805

NameCVE-2006-4805
Descriptionepan/dissectors/packet-xot.c in the XOT dissector (dissect_xot_pdu) in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.9.8 through 0.99.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and crash) via an encoded XOT packet that produces a zero length value when it is decoded.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1201-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs396258

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)wheezy1.8.2-5wheezy18fixed
wheezy (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u4fixed
jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u8fixed
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u9fixed
stretch, sid2.2.0+g5368c50-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
etherealsourcesarge0.10.10-2sarge9mediumDSA-1201-1
wiresharksource(unstable)0.99.4-1medium396258

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